PDP pardons five chieftains to forge ahead

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Abuja, March 30, 2023 – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lifted the disciplinary actions on its five chieftains for alleged anti-party activities.

Reversing its actions on Thursday, the PDP NWC said the punishments were reviewed to give the party chieftains another chance to contribute to the party’s growth.

“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its meeting today, Thursday, March 30, 2023 extensively discussed recent developments in the Party.

“The NWC recognised the imperativeness of a total reconciliation among Party leaders and critical stakeholders for a more cohesive Party in the overall interest of our teeming members and Nigerians in general.

“Consequent upon the above, the NWC reverses the referral of the Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Dr. Samuel Ortom to the National Disciplinary Committee.

“The NWC in the same vein reverses the suspension of the following underlisted members of our great Party:

”H.E Ibrahim Shema (Katsina State), 2. Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti State), 3. Sen. Pius Anyim (Ebonyi State), 4. Prof. Dennis Ityavyar (Benue State), 5. Dr. Aslam Aliyu (Zamfara State).

“This decision is without prejudice to the powers of the NWC to take necessary disciplinary action against any member of the Party at any time pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017),” the statement by the party’s Spokesperson, Debo Ologunagba, said. (GBN)

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